How gravity may cause irritable bowel syndrome

A new theory suggests irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the most common gastrointestinal disorder, may be caused by gravity. Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, director of Health Services Research at Cedars-Sinai and author of the hypothesis, explains that IBS—and many other conditions—could result from the body’s inability to manage gravity. “As long as there’s been life on […]


Mexico’s central bank not about to ‘decouple’ from Fed on rates, board member says

The Mexican central bank is “not ready yet to decouple” from the U.S. Federal Reserve, and to do so prematurely could weaken the peso currency, Bank of Mexico board member Jonathan Heath said in a podcast published on Wednesday. “I don’t see (decoupling) around the corner, not at all,” Heath said in a podcast interview […]


The Witcher: Blood Origin’s latest trailer puts Jaskier in the prequel

Netflix’s first full trailer for The Witcher: Blood Origin shines a spotlight on the prequel’s key characters played by Michelle Yeoh, Sophia Brown, and Laurence O’Fuarain. But it also comes with a bit of a surprise at the very end, revealing the return of Joey Batey’s Jaskier. The bard’s return doesn’t make all that much […]


Up to 30 cows escape crashed trailer on Arizona highway

Transportation officials in Arizona said up to 30 cows were loose on a highway after a crash involving a cattle trailer. The Arizona Department of Transportation said workers responded to the Loop 101 freeway in Glendale early Friday morning when between 15 and 30 young cows escaped from a trailer after a crash. The department […]